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Latest business news updates about the stock markets, economy, personal finance, property and Kiwisaver.

18:04 Tue Sep 2 2014
A fall in the kiwi against the Australian dollar has helped the share prices of NZX 50 companies A2 Milk, Fletcher Building and Ebos.
17:23 Tue Sep 2 2014
The kiwi was barely changed against the Aussie dollar after the Reserve Bank of Australia kept rates on hold.
14:32 Tue Sep 2 2014
A failed generator part forced the Interislander ferry Kaitaki out of the water but it should be available again after a day.
11:17 Tue Sep 2 2014
Finland's Huhtamaki Oyj has expanded its New Zealand business buying Auckland carton maker Interpac Packaging.
10:55 Tue Sep 2 2014
A report commissioned by Lyttelton Port's independent directors recommends acceptance of Christchurch council's takeover offer.
Apple issues security patch amid reports hackers stole nude photos
08:59 Tue Sep 2 2014
Apple has patched an exploit with its Find My iPhone online service a day after reports emerged that celebrities’ nude photos were stolen from their iCloud accounts.
08:59 Tue Sep 2 2014
Currency traders await details of US manufacturing data after reports out of Europe and China disappointed as the NZ dollar remains static.
Firm showcases 'touchable' 3D technology
04:02 Tue Sep 2 2014
Technology that generates touchable 3D imagery has been unveiled in Japan.
01:50 Tue Sep 2 2014
Manufacturing in the eurozone slumped in August to a 13-month low in a further sign tensions with Russia are taking their economic toll.
01:31 Tue Sep 2 2014
The Greek economy shrank in the second quarter of this year by 0.3 per cent but the outcome for all of 2014 is expected to be growth of 0.6 per cent.
20:48 Mon Sep 1 2014
Dutch brewing giant Heineken is selling Mexican-based packaging business Empaque to US-based Crown Holdings in a deal worth $A1.33 billion.
19:49 Mon Sep 1 2014
Germany achieved a surplus in its public finances equivalent to 1.1 per cent of overall economic output in the first six months.
18:09 Mon Sep 1 2014
The NZX 50 Index has eased 0.2 per cent on thin turnover, as pre-election uncertainty weighed on investors' minds.
18:00 Mon Sep 1 2014
Lyttelton Port's directors have backed the Christchurch council takeover but say shareholders should hold tight for now.
17:56 Mon Sep 1 2014
Despite dwindling risk appetite, the New Zealand dollar has rallied on better-than-expected terms of trade.
16:08 Mon Sep 1 2014
Analysts say China's economic recovery was being stunted by problems in the property sector after manufacturing activity slowed in August.
15:59 Mon Sep 1 2014
Gentrack says a delayed contract upgrade with an Australian-based energy utility will be signed.
15:39 Mon Sep 1 2014
Samsung is preparing for generational ownership succession and has announced it will merge its shipbuilding and engineering units.
15:30 Mon Sep 1 2014
Datacom has lifted annual profit 43 per cent on 1.3 per cent higher sales, with most gains coming from its New Zealand division.
Aston Martin and Jaegar-LeCoultre unveil new $31k luxury watch
15:00 Mon Sep 1 2014
Lovers of Aston Martins and watches are in luck, thanks to a new luxury timepiece unveiled by Swiss watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre.
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